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suit alleges that “the images exposed Spencer’s intimate body part and lasciviously
displayed Spencer’s genitals from the time he was an infant to the
present day”. Elden’s lawyer argues that the inclusion of the dollar bill
(superimposed after the photograph was taken) suggests the four-monthold
Elden was a “sex worker”. Nevermind has sold over 30 million copies, and
Elden previously celebrated the anniversary of the album by recreating his
pose (albeit with swimming trunks) on the 10th, 17th, 20th and 25th
anniversaries of the album’s release date.
The Paisley Irregulars is an informal group of lawyers and judges (some
active, some retired) centered on the Honourable Martin R. Taylor, Q.C.,
a former justice of the British Columbia Court of Appeal and Supreme
Court, and Cayman Island Court of Appeal. The Paisley Irregulars comprises
Mr. Taylor’s former judicial law clerks and several other members
In honour of Justice Taylor and his longstanding interest in Donoghue v.
Stevenson, 1932 A.C. 562 (H.L.), and in anticipation of the 90th anniversary
of that seminal decision, this irascible group has launched The Paisley
Irregulars Essay Competition in Negligence Law. This school year
(2021/22) is the inaugural year. The details of the competition are set out in
the Call for Submissions and Competition Rules, which can be found at
The competition is open to Canadian law students and articled students.
Papers submitted for academic credit at law school are eligible (and may be
revised for submission to the competition). There will be a monetary prize
for the winning entry (and likely publication of the winning paper in a leading
B.C. law journal).
The website of the Royal Museums Greenwich explains that the term “solstice”
“comes from the Latin solstitium meaning ‘Sun stands still’, because
the apparent movement of the Sun’s path north or south stops before changing
direction. At the winter solstice, the apparent position of the Sun
reaches its most southerly point against the background stars.”
Dawana Jeanne St. Germain was appointed as a public member to the
board of the College of Chiropractors of British Columbia for a term ending
December 31, 2023.
In “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”, former U.S. poet laureate
Robert Frost described his protagonist stopping with his horse “on the